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2014-02-10 23:48:30
Social Psych

Social Perception
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  1. Social Perception
    study of how we form impressions of and make inferences about other people
  2. Nonverbal communcation
    the way in wich people communicate intentionally or unintentionally without words
  3. Which type of exressions are the prime source for nonverbal communication?
    facial expressions
  4. which 6 facial expressions are shown?
    • -anger
    • -fear
    • -disgust
    • -surprise
    • -happiness
    • -sadness
  5. ways that interference can occur when decoding facial expressions) What are affect blends?
    facial expression registering multiple emotions
  6. ways that interference can occur when decoding facial expressions) Display rules
    • culturally determined rules about which nonverbal behaviors are appropriate to display
    • *men dont cry, jap women dont wide smile
  7. What is attribution?
    • explanation of what caused someone's behavior
    • *why are you taking this class
    • Attribution: bc it fulfilled my requirement
  8. Internal attribution
    • when behavior is thought to result from the personal characteristics of the actor
    • *taking this class bc they want to learn more about social psych
  9. External attribution:
    • when behavior is thought to result from the situation the actor is in.
    • *taking this class bc it is required
  10. what does the kelley's covariation model state?
    that to form a causal attribution we systematically note the pattern between the presence or absence of possible causal factors and whether or not the behavior occurs
  11. (kelleys covariation model) Consensus information
    do other people react similarly toward the stimulus in the same situation?
  12. (kelleys covariation model) Consistency information
    does this target react the same way toward the stimulus across situations
  13. (kelleys covariation model) Distinctiveness information
    how unique is the behavior to this target?
  14. What does a low census and distinctiveness but high consistency lead to?
    internal attributions
  15. High consistency, consensus and distinctiveness leads to
    external attributions
  16. low consensus but high conssitency and distinctiveness leads to..
    mixed attributions
  17. what are attributional processes subject to?
    certain kinds of biases
  18. covariation model implies what about people?
    people use informaton in rational ways
  19. 3 examples of attributional bias
    • -fundamental attribution error
    • -actor-observed effect
    • -self-serving bias